Excision (musician)

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Excision
Birth name Jeff Abel
Origin Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Dubstep
Occupation(s) Music producer, DJ
Years active 2004–present
Labels Rottun Recordings; EX7; mau5trap; Destroid Music
Associated acts Destroid, Datsik, Downlink, Messinian, SKisM, Ajapai, Space Laces, Bassnectar, Far Too Loud
Website excision.ca, www.destroid.com

Jeff Abel, better known by his stage name Excision, is a Canadian dubstep producer and DJ.

Excision frequently works with fellow Canadian dubstep producers Datsik and Downlink. Along with Downlink, he is the founder of Rottun Recordings. Active since 2004, his first release was in 2007. He had released an annual "Shambhala" mix album in the third quarter of each year.[1] He also is known for his watts of bass tours.[2]

Abel recently founded another label "Destroid Music", upon its debut release a full length digital album was released with the majority of tracks by Excision himself and collaborations with other artists such as Downlink, Space Laces, Far Too Loud, Bassnectar and Ajapai. Another single was released in December 2013 by Excision & Space Laces entitled "Get Stupid". There are more releases scheduled to be released on Destroid Music.

Career[edit]

In early 2012, Excision started the North American "X Tour" with Liquid Stranger and Lucky Date.[3]

On November 15, 2013, Excision unveiled a 250,000 watt sound system at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield Colorado for the Boomfest event. The event included a very special back-to-back set from Funtcase and Cookie Monsta along with Deltron 3030, Brillz, ill.Gates and Colorado locals Robotic Pirate Monkey.[4]

Starting in January 2014, Excision began a new tour covering North America with support from Dirtyphonics and Ill Gates. This new tour featured his "Executioner" video and light production. This time around, he brings a new 150,000 watt sound system from PK Sound.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums & EPs[edit]

Title Details Track list
Boom EP (with Datsik & Flux Pavilion)
Hypothermic EP (Excision vs. The SubDivision)
  • Hypothermic (Excision vs. The SubDivision)
  • Hypothermic (Komonazmuk & Player1 Remix)
  • Titanium (Excision vs. The SubDivision)
Excision & Datsik Remixed EP
  • No Escape (Datsik Remix)
  • No Escape (Triage Remix)
  • Retreat (Excision Remix) [Original song by Datsik]
  • Retreat (Elite Force Remix)
Heavy Artillery / Reploid Remixes EP
  • Heavy Artillery (SKisM Remix)
  • Heavy Artillery (Adroa Remix)
  • Reploid (Document One Remix)
  • Reploid (Neon Steve Remix)
Existence EP (with Downlink)
  • Existence VIP (with Downlink)
  • Not Enough (with Downlink feat. Skaught Parry)
  • Blue Steel (with Downlink)
  • 2005 (with Downlink)
X Rated
  • X Rated (feat. Messinian)
  • The Underground (with Downlink)
  • Ohhh Nooo
  • 8 Bit Superhero (with Datsik)
  • Sleepless (feat. Savvy)
  • Execute
  • sEXisM (with SKisM)
  • Swerve (with Downlink)
  • Deviance (with Datsik)
  • Jaguar (with Datsik feat. Mr Hudson)
X Rated: The Remixes
  • Deviance (Dirtyphonics Remix)
  • X Rated (Space Laces Remix)
  • Sleepless (Loadstar Remix)
  • Ohhh Nooo (Lucky Date Remix)
  • The Underground (Elite Force Remix)
  • Execute (High Rankin Remix)
  • Swerve (Specimen A Remix)
  • sEXisM (Far Too Loud Remix)
  • Sleepless (Xilent Remix)
  • X Rated (Calyx & TeeBee Remix)
  • 8 Bit Superhero (Eptic Remix)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Label
2008 "No Escape / Bug Powdah (Innasekt)" Rottun Recordings
2008 "Do It Now (feat. Noiz) / This is War (Rakoon)" Rottun Recordings
2009 "Wasted / Serious Business" Rag & Bone Records
2009 "Yin Yang (feat. DZ) / Obvious" EX7
2009 "Swagga (with Datsik) / Invaders (with Datsik)" EX7
2009 "Know You / 3vil Five (UltraBlack)" Rottun Recordings
2010 "Get To The Point (with Liquid Stranger) / One (with Liquid Stranger)" Rottun Recordings
2010 "Aliens (with Endophyte) / Too Late" Dubline Records
2010 "Subsonic / Force (with Noiz)" EX7
2010 "Boom (SKisM Remix) / Swagga (Downlink Remix)" Rottun Recordings
2010 "Subsonic (Elite Force Remix) / Emergency (Elite Force Remix) [Original song by Downlink]" Rottun Recordings
2010 "Heavy Artillery (with Downlink feat. Messinian) / Reploid (with Downlink)" EX7
2011 "Rude Symphony (with Subvert) / Darkness (with Subvert)" Rottun Recordings
2011 "Crowd Control (with Downlink)" Rottun Recordings
2011 "Before The Sun (with Downlink & ajapai)" Rottun Recordings
2012 "Brutal" Rottun Recordings
2012 "Headbanga (with Downlink)" Rottun Recordings
2012 "Get To The Point (Cyberoptics Remix)" Rottun Recordings
2012 "Crowd Control (Delta Heavy Remix) / Crowd Control (Pixel Fist Remix)" Rottun Recordings
2012 "Destroid 1 Raise Your Fist (with Downlink & Space Laces)" Destroid Music
2013 "Vindicate (with Datsik)" Firepower Records
2013 "Destroid 9 Blast Off (with ajapai)" Destroid Music
2013 "Destroid 11 Get Stupid (with Space Laces)" Destroid Music
2014 "Rock You (with Downlink) Destroid Music
2014 "Destroid 7 Bounce VIP / Destroid 10 Funk Hole VIP" Destroid Music

Mixes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blistein, Jon (7 October 2013). "Uncharted Territory: OrelSan Climbs; Excision Drops New Mix". Billboard magazine. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Aidan, Julian. "Dubstep DJ Excision brought 100,000 watts of bass to the Fillmore". Michigan Daily. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Shows | EXCISION". Excision.ca. Retrieved 2013-07-23. 
  4. ^ Silverstein, Sean. "Excision to Headline Boom Festival at 1STBANK Center". Rage Colorado. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  5. ^ http://www.excision.ca

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